It's finally here, the night before Christmas. The garland is lit and the tree is decked out. Only a few tasks to complete before we will call it a night. The presents are wrapped and under the tree... Cookies are ready for a midnight snack... And we are in our Christmas jammies ready for bed!… Continue reading The Night Before Christmas at My Home On Elderwood
Tag: Christmas Decorating
Three Days Until Christmas
Just three days until Christmas, and my home is in full festive mode. I have my fireplace decorated, the tree is up, and gingerbread will be baking tonight! All for the holiday party we will be hosting this year! Thanks for visiting my Home on Elderwood and have a happy holiday!
🎶”Oh, Christmas Tree, Oh, Christmas Tree” 🎶 of 2020 🎶
My husband took these Christmas tree photos and did such an amazing job that I wanted to share them with you. I have taken dozens of pictures of the tree, but none of them shows how truly wonderful it really is. My husband has such an eye for photography. I wish he had the time… Continue reading 🎶”Oh, Christmas Tree, Oh, Christmas Tree” 🎶 of 2020 🎶
Spreading Christmas Cheer in the Dining Room
I am continuing to deck the halls in my dining room, and I just finished the built in buffet. I wanted to have the feeling of being ready to entertain at a moments notice, so I could easily swap out the ornaments for cookies and other assorted sweets and warm up a pot of cinnamon… Continue reading Spreading Christmas Cheer in the Dining Room
My Bright and Cheery Fireplace and Mantel
I gathered all the inspiration I could from my previous post on Christmas's of 1958, which is the year my Home On Elderwood was built. Now, I have taken that theme and made it work for my family's Christmas of 2020. The main inspiration I took away from 1958 is the colors. They are brighter… Continue reading My Bright and Cheery Fireplace and Mantel
My 2020 Christmas Gains Some Holiday Inspiration From 1958
This year for the holidays I decided to do a little research into Christmas's of 1958, the year my Home On Elderwood was built. I am really ready for all things bright and cheery and the 1950's seems to monopolize on this very concept. One of the best ways for someone from this era to… Continue reading My 2020 Christmas Gains Some Holiday Inspiration From 1958
Decking the Halls Continues on Elderwood with Dining Room Centerpieces
'A partridge in a pear tree' is the theme for my dining room, well, minus the partridge, with sugared fruits, pine cones, and metallic ornaments. I love the softness of the colors and the mix of traditional with the rustic making my home feel elegant but inviting at Christmas time. For the dining room table,… Continue reading Decking the Halls Continues on Elderwood with Dining Room Centerpieces
The Fireplace Mantel Decked Out with Holiday Cheer!
We have our Christmas tree and fireplace decorated and lit up for the holidays. For us, Christmas is all about sparkle and shine with metallic's in silver, gold, and platinum thrown in with lots of glitter, and splashes of color here and there. The video below gives a mini tour of how we decked out… Continue reading The Fireplace Mantel Decked Out with Holiday Cheer!